Travel Blogs from Ilha Grande, Brazil

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Beach life..., Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Beach life...

A travel blog entry by dae7

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Ilha Grande is a delightful Island just of the coast of Brazil south of Rio. It is extremely quiet and there isn't´t a great deal to do but that it was makes it so perfect. It is simply paradise island being home to some of the most beautiful beaches in ...

Tropical paradise..., Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Tropical paradise...

A travel blog entry by jeffandlisa

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So we just spent some nice days on Ilha Grande, an island about  3 hours south of Rio.  Its this bautiful tropical island and we were staying in the main town that has about 3 proper streets but no cars except for the island police ...

Paradise, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Paradise

A travel blog entry by beatriz_sousa

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Ilha Grande is like paradise, everything is so blue and green. You don't see cars or big buildings, you have to walk up and down the mountains to go to the desert beaches, but you wont regret!! The view on the top of the ...

Drop it like it's hot..., Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Drop it like it's hot...

A travel blog entry by bryanoboyle

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... a boat tour around the Island...we started at 10 and finished at 6ish...the tour 4 stops at Lopes Mendes, Caxadaco, dos Rios and Ilha Jorge Grego and I am pretty sure we were the only tourists on the boat...despite being in a hoop from the night before it ...

Pain and Pleasure, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Pain and Pleasure

A travel blog entry by princessbubbles

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Ilha Grande..what can I say...its pure paradise ! If you ever go to Rio you must go here.   So having departed Rio we took a mini bus a few hours south to a small port where we caught a boat to the island. This was the first point that we ...

Kick starting the tour (first 1-6 days), Rio de Janeiro, Ilha Grande and Paraty , Brazil travel blog

Kick starting the tour (first 1-6 days)

A travel blog entry by livs

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Parati -> Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Parati -> Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by oren.sharvit

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... wanted 12 R$ per person, because it was a Saturday (cost more than the rest of the week). There were other boat operators to Ilha Grande who tried to convince us to buy an immidiate ticket to the island for 15 R$ and leave at that moment instead of ...

Lopez Mendez og mødet med Jennifer og Walt, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Lopez Mendez og mødet med Jennifer og Walt

A travel blog entry by sandsadventures

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Dagen startede stille og rolig vi pakkede vores taske for at gøre klar til vores trekkingtur til standen Lopez Mendez. 3x1,5l vand, lidt sukker, godt fodtøj og et host morgenmåltid i form af Acai og en like crosant :-). Lopez Mendez er ...

1-2-3 jan., Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

1-2-3 jan.

A travel blog entry by vera_enjoylife

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... hell though.  It makes a change of crawling back (on my bike) what i normally do in Europe. I stayed 2 days longer on Ilha Grande than I had planned. For me to get to the ferry meant that the captain (Kamu) of Mandacaru had to drop me and my ...

Aufwiedersehen Fiona & Sam, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Aufwiedersehen Fiona & Sam

A travel blog entry by rantbywoodies

... beaches, jungle right up to the beach, blah blah blah... Just kidding, can't really become blase about such beauty - not yet anyway.. Ilhs Grande is great, it's just not Trinidade! It's a lot more touristy & it's harder to get to the nice places - you ...

Brilliant Big Island, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Brilliant Big Island

A travel blog entry by frankcg

Its kind of hard to describe the two(ish) days I spent on Ilha Grande, but it is probably the best place (other than Araraquara, of course) in Brazil I've visited and one of the best places I've ever been to. If you go to Rio, leave and go here instead. ...

A Small Piece of Paradise, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

A Small Piece of Paradise

A travel blog entry by josh_mike

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... one more night out with the gang from Rio. This time on a decking jutting out over the sea in an incredible bay on Ilha Grande. Yet another great night out with great people, although the skinny-dippers we passed may not have thought so after finding ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by wendel

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ILHA Grande Arrived here after a short bus trip of three hours from Rio. Got a ferry over to the island from a pokey little port called Angres Dos Reis. The island is quite untouched, the majority of it is a national park and has only two cars on ...

Rain and pain in the tranquil island, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Rain and pain in the tranquil island

A travel blog entry by jammyg

Took less than four hours by taxi, bus and ferry. Very impressed by quality and effiency of public transportation. The coach quality is very good, good value for money. Better than UK standards. The island is just as idylic and tranquil as they are in ...

Ilha Grande Brazil - WOW!, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande Brazil - WOW!

A travel blog entry by missfit

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... were sent. It then evolved into a kind of an immigration outpost, or quarantine area for new arrivals before they were permitted entry into Brazil.  The ruins of the old jail are still in the jungle a little way from the main town and you can ...

A little slice of paradise off the Brazilian coast, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

A little slice of paradise off the Brazilian coast

A travel blog entry by jonandlouontour

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... Well it's a hard life but someone's gotta do it!" And oh indeed how hard our life was for our two and half days on Ilha Grande.  Well if hard means drinking in gorgeous scenery in the heat of a Brazilian sun.  We left Paraty early on a beautiful ...

Part boat in the ilha grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Part boat in the ilha grande

A travel blog entry by bexewall

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Today was an awesome day on the boat, it was a yacht, 3 stories tall and really nice with an endless bar tab, loads of free booze and a free lunch! The weather was sunny thank god after it being rainy and cloudy, there were clouds in the sky but it was ...

Grande paradise, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Grande paradise

A travel blog entry by nadsadventure

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I feel that photos tell the story best about this island that is a few hours south of Rio.  Enjoy the pictures of this paradise (which could have been a bit sunnier but was nice none the less). ...

Ilha Grande (Big Island), Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande (Big Island)

A travel blog entry by amiepomfrett

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24/08 caught the bus to Angra Dos Reis from Rio and took the ferry over to Ilha Grande. Arrived late afternoon in Abraao, the main base of the island. 25/08 Paid 20 Reis for a boat trip over to Loupes Mendes - the most popular beach on the island. Soft, ...

Ilha Grande: paradise island, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande: paradise island

A travel blog entry by jolotravelling

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... and noted for its scenic beauty, which includes tropical beaches, luxuriant vegetation and a rugged landscape. Ilha Grande is one of the most pristine remnants of Brazil's Atlantic rainforest, one of the richest ecosystems in the world, and a hotspot for ...

Another piece of heaven..., Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Another piece of heaven...

A travel blog entry by giladhiz

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... had a wonderful time, so all in all it was worth it...    Heaven on earth once again - Ilha Grande! From here - I say goodbye to lovely Brazil and the beach and head back to Bolivia - my first south american love! Hope to update about jungle ...

the Big Island, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

the Big Island

A travel blog entry by jordan_sarah

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Our streak of good weather come to an end once we got to Ilha Grande, every day was rainy and overcast. Ilha Grande is an island just off the coast not too far from Rio and the only cars on the island belonged to the emergency services. The first day the ...

Little Island and that, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Little Island and that

A travel blog entry by paullawson9

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... and I believe their football careers will never be the same again. Yesterday we moved on from Ilha Grande and headed down to Paraty, back on mainland Brazil. Unfortunately I was very ill yesterday and was throwing up repeatedly so had to stay in bed ...

Ilha Grande, Island Paradise, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande, Island Paradise

A travel blog entry by phoebeandmoons

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As if we hadn't been spoiled enough by Brazilian beaches, our next stop was Ilha Grande, an island paradise set off the coast of Rio. A short 2 hour bus and 1 hour boat ride from Paraty, it was a breeze to get to.  Not knowing what to expect, we were ...

What is the best beach in Brazil?, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

What is the best beach in Brazil?

A travel blog entry by jamesbalfour

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... sand and crystal blue warm sea, was almost like being back home! It was a bit strange leaving Rio as carnival was kicking off, but Ilha Grande did its bit. We went out to a beach bar in the evening for a quiet Caipirinha or 2, and a random French brass ...

Beaches & Jungle!, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Beaches & Jungle!

A travel blog entry by moe_chito

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Montag ging es um 6 Uhr vom Hostel los in Richtung Ilha Grande. Ich war etwas unsicher wegen dem Wetter , es war heftiger regen und Gewitter angesagt. deswegen habe ich auch erstmal nur eine Nacht reserviert.  Mit derFähre angekommen, hat man direkt ...

Ilha Grande, Brazil, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande, Brazil

A travel blog entry by randy_rs

What a beautiful ...

The hike I actually enjoyed, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

The hike I actually enjoyed

A travel blog entry by bexewall

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We are meant to be doing a hike to a lovely beach today but its still drizzling, I don't really fancy hiking 5 hours in the rain which is a shame, might head to the waterfalls later. Went to breakfast Kim is in a mood with us, maybe cause we left her ...

Where is the perfect place to chill out after Rio?, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Where is the perfect place to chill out after Rio?

A travel blog entry by jamesbalfour

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... Rio on my way North through Brazil, so it's all good.   I said cheerio to Vila Casanova and got a transfer to Ilha Grande with green toad bus..... thanks for recommendation Becky! I got picked up at the door at 11am in a smooth friendly transfer to ...

Chilling on a paradise island, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Chilling on a paradise island

A travel blog entry by bobdeehamill

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A great place to chill out and soak up the sun on one of the Islands 106 beaches. We also hooked up with the mad Canadians Cameron and Caroline. We caught the cool ferry from the main land which only cost about 1.50p for the 2 hour trip and arrived in ...

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